TSA agents Blandina Beltran, center, and Wessane Legesse comfort each other Monday night at a candlelight vigil for their slain coworker, Gerardo I. Hernandez, at Dockweiler State Beach. Beltran and Legesse both work in Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport, where Hernandez was shot to death by a man with a rifle on Friday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesLink
TSA agent Tony Grigsby, who was wounded in Friday's shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, is escorted away by his mother Faye Maye, left, and grandmother Juanita Davis after speaking to the press at a news conference Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson signs a tattoo of Janis Joplin on the belly of Rick Biehler of Regina, Canada, at the unveiling ceremony for Joplin's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday. Kristofferson wrote "Me and Bobby McGee," a hit for Joplin.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Pizzello / InvisionLink
Veterinarians check the teeth of Elek, 17, the oldest male lion at Hungary's Nyiregyhaza Zoo, after he was sedated for a general medical examination in Nyiregyhaza.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Attila Balazs / MTILink
Kathryn Burkholder, 6, of Newport News, Va., can't stay awake during a speech by Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli during a rally at in Richmond, Va., on Monday. Cuccinelli entered Tuesday's election trailing Democrat Terry McAuliffe badly in preference polls.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steve Helber / Associated PressLink
Tiger Woods hits a tee shot from east to west on the iconic Bosporus Bridge that separates Europe and Asia, in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday as a promotional stunt for the the Turkish Airlines Open which starts Thursday in Antalya.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Associated PressLink
Supporting arms rise into position as a Soyuz TMA-11M rocket, adorned with the logo of the Sochi Olympic Organizing Committee and other related artwork, is secured on the launch pad at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The rocket is scheduled to lift off Thursday to carry Commander Mikhail Tyurin of Roscosmos, flight engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA and flight engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BILL INGALLS / AFPLink
Workers clean windows in a glass and steel building under construction in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ng Han Guan / Associated PressLink
A plume of volcanic ash streams from Mount Sinabung as seen from Tiga Pancur on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The 8,530-foot-high volcano has been erupting since Sunday, unleashing ash high into the sky and forcing the evacuation of villagers living around its slope.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binsar Bakkara / Associated PressLink
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